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Rear View: No. 1 – Virus wallops car events; Monterey Car Week canceled

The unimaginable rolled out abruptly during the coronavirus spring, the cancelation of every event in the most-anticipated collector car celebration of the year, Monterey...

Rear view: No. 2 – Growth of online auctions

Year in Review The collector car auction world started 2020 just like any normal year with Arizona Auction Week and Mecum Auction’s huge event at...

Rear view: No. 3 — Virtual car shows and concours

Year in Review We had all just returned from having a wonderful time at Amelia Island, and then the world stopped. Almost overnight, we saw...

Rear view: No.4 – Bullitt, Shelby Mustangs sold for auction records

Year in Review Ford Mustangs, already beloved by hordes of car collectors in the US and around the world, reached an extreme level in...

Rear view: No. 5 – Hagerty expands its business, and the collector car hobby

Year in Review McKeel Hagerty remembers attending a conferencein 2017 and looking — and looking literally, with 1,800 people wearing virtual-reality glasses— to the future...

Rear view: No. 6 – Year began with such optimism

Year in Review Oh, how soon we forget. Yes, 2020 has been a dismal year, but back in January, following Mecum’s massive sale in Kissimmee...

Rear view: No. 7 – Electrification of collector cars

So, let’s put this in a perspective that baby boomers will understand. You know baby boomers, they’re the folks who have made the collector...

Rear View: No. 8 – Carmel moves to limit Monterey Car Week events

Year in Review Many yearlong residents of California’s Monterey Peninsula refer to annual Monterey Car Week as the time when everybody goes crazy.  Small wonder.  Most...

Rear view: No. 9 – Sales and mergers

Year in Review “Merger of equals” has been a standing joke among automotive insiders at least since Daimler’s “merger” with Chrysler late in the 20th...

Rear view: No. 10 – B.A.T. cars sold

Year in Review Yes, even with the coronavirus pandemic and the disruption it caused in the collector car auction space, there were outstanding vehicles offered...

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